Charing Cross Theatre

Charing Cross Theatre
The Arches, Villiers Street, London, WC2N 6NL
  • Box office 08444 930 650
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  • Website www.charingcrosstheatre.co.uk
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The tiny Charing Cross Theatre was built in 1866 underneath Charing Cross Station. Originally a music hall, in which form it sparked the imagination of the young Rudyard Kipling, it carried on the variety tradition for decades after it had died out elsewhere, as the Players Theatre. The Players closed in 2002 but in 2005 the theatre reopened under new management, where it continues to offer an eclectic mixture of drama, comedy, music and cabaret.

The nearest Tube stations are Charing Cross (Northern / Bakerloo) and Embankment (Circle / District), and the nearest surface rail is directly overhead. The theatre is served by bus routes 11, 15, 23, 91, N11, N15, N26, N91 and N551.

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The Braille Legacy

  • Directed by: Thom Southerland
  • Written by: Sebastien Lancrenon (lyrics), Jean-Baptiste Saudray (music), Ranjit Bolt (translation)

Musical based on the life story of Louis Braille the French inventor who introduced the braille system for blind and visually impaired readers in 1824.

Mon 1 May

£22.50–£41.25 / 08444 930 650

Tue 2 May

£22.50–£41.25 / 08444 930 650

…and 45 more dates until 24 Jun

Under the Arches

Players' Music Hall Theatre go back to the good old days of music hall and variety shows with their new show blending singing, music, comedy and audience participation.

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